Business Coaching

Business Coaching

Mountain BizWorks offers highly customized, peer-to-peer business coaching by an extensive network of successful local business owners. Our coaching helps entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, grow strategically, and create jobs. We aim to educate as well as present your options in a step by step achievable path so you can build a successful business. Mountain BizWorks coaches provide support to business owners but don’t “do” the work for you. Come to us to learn the skills necessary to build a strong business and we will be your sounding board to make decisions in the start-up phase all the way through to succession planning.

Coaching is available in English and Spanish. 

Para hablar con alguien acerca de nuestros servicios en español (clases, asesoria, y préstamos), Karla Castillo 828-253-2834 Ext 20.

Interested in a scholarship to receive free business coaching? Learn more about what’s required by visiting our scholarship information page.

We understand navigating the available COVID-19 response resources can be challenging. If you have additional questions or would like to speak to one of our Disaster Recovery Funding Specialists, please visit our COVID-19 Funding Help Center. Speak to a Disaster Recovery Funding Specialist


Are you a current coaching client?

Do you need to request more hours with your current coach? If so, please use the request hours link from any session summary email. 

Do you need to request a new coach for another area or topic? If yes, please submit the Existing MBW Client Coaching Request below.

Are you a regular paying client and want to continue coaching? The link to pre-purchase hours can be found in previous emails from our team or in the session summary email.


Please read both options and select the appropriate form. 

If you answer YES to any of the following, then you are a current Mountain BizWorks client and should fill out the Existing MBW Client Coaching Request form.

a) Do you have an active loan with Mountain BizWorks?

b) Have you participated in a class or received 1:1 business coaching within the past 6 months? An intake session does not qualify. If you’ve only engaged with us via a coaching intake assessment with Mike Ames, please use the New Client Coaching Request Form option.

c) Do you need to request a second coach to tackle another topic for your business development?

Existing MBW Client Coaching Request»


Please fill out our New Client Coaching Request Form if any of the following apply:

a) you have launched your business since your last engagement with us.

b) your only engagement with Mountain BizWors in the last 6 months was a workshop or webinar.

c) you would like to share updated personal /business information for our records.

New Client Coaching Application»



Jill Kichefski

Business Coaching Manager
828-253-2834 x17